Israel put on notice Iran may ‘attack directly’
Hezbollah’s leader in Beirut warns Tel Aviv about continued attack on Syria during a speech
Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah warned Friday that Tehran could retaliate directly if Israel attacks the Iranian presence in Syria. Tel Aviv will also be warned by him that the Shia militia is on alert for the Israeli military exercises at the border with Lebanon.
“In the event of the continuation of the Israeli aggression against the Iranian presence in the region,” Iran may “attack Israel directly,”Nasrallah spoke during a Beirut event video address. This was a reference to the frequent Israeli missile strikes on what the government in Tel Aviv says are Iranian targets inside Syria – most recently on Wednesday.
Nasrallah, for example, brought up the march missile strike against Erbil’s facility. Tehran claimed that it was being used by Israel as a way to plot and execute terrorist attacks on Iran.
He also advised Israel to be careful “any mistake, stupidity or aggressive act”The following maneuvers at the border with Lebanon will see a recipient “quick and direct” response.
“When the Israeli maneuvers begin, whether before the elections in Lebanon or afterward, we will be at the highest levels of alertness and readiness,”Nasrallah said. April 15th is the date set for Lebanon’s Parliamentary Elections. “Your major maneuvers do not frighten us and do not prevent us from establishing the deterrence equations that exist in Lebanon,”He added.
Hezbollah quietly practiced a variety of scenarios for the past few weeks. This is in preparation for any future action. “Israeli enemy,”Nasrallah.
Israel has shown evidence of its independence “fragile and weak,”Nasrallah mentioned the recent attack on Tel Aviv civilians, in Beersheba and Bnei Brak. “very specific and important” and “among the most dangerous things the enemy is facing.”
These operations show Israel’s inability to discover “lone wolf”Muslim attackers “strongly shook the confidence of the Zionists in their safety and their security services,”Nasrallah.
The Shia movement’s leader spoke on the occasion of Quds Day, the Shia tradition initiated by Iran in 1979 to express opposition to Israel’s control of Jerusalem since 1968. It is held on Fridays of Ramadan (a Muslim holy month).